Bexley Museum at Hall Place

Bexley Museum at Hall Place
Hall Place
Bourne Road
Bexley
Kent
DA5 1PQ
England

Website

Hall Place website

www.hallplace.org.uk

Danson House website

www.dansonhouse.org.uk

E-mail

info@hallplace.org.uk

Telephone

01322 526574

Fax

01322 522921

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Hall Place North Front
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A fine Grade 1 Listed country house built in 1540 for Sir John Champneis,Lord Mayor of London, and extended in the 17th century. Open to the public with free admission Hall Place is set in beautiful formal gardens on the banks of the River Cray. On the upper floors of the house are the Bexley Museum galleries which offer a changing programme of exhibitions throughout the year. The house is also the venue for concerts, lectures and private functions.

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site, Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Historic House

January - March
Wed-Sat 10.00 - 4.00 Sun 11.00 - 4.45

April - October
Mon-Sat 10.00 - 4.45 Sun 11.00 - 4.45

November -December
Tues - Sat 10.00 - 4.00

Closed: Mon & Tues January - March
Sun & Mon November - December

Admission charges

Admission to Hall Place is Free

Collection details

World Cultures, Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Toys and Hobbies, Social History, Science and Technology, Natural Sciences, Land Transport, Industry, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals, Architecture, Archaeology, Agriculture

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Girl peering through the trees

Summer Garden Trail

  • 2 — 31 August 2014

Angelica Sprocket has THE most amazing magical pockets. Unfortunately she’s lost some in the gardens at Hall Place. Can you find her missing pockets and discover what’s hidden inside?

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£2.00 per trail.

Website

http://www.bexleyheritagetrust.org.uk/events/summer-garden-trail/

Rabbit

Holiday Activity: Animal Magic

  • 4 — 8 August 2014

Meet jumping geckos, cute bunnies, mischievous meerkats, hungry ducklings, a digging porcupine and much more. Get close up and personal with all the amazing animals from Animal Magic. A wonderful family experience.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£6.00 adults, £3.00 children.

Website

http://www.bexleyheritagetrust.org.uk/hallplace/events-at-hall-place/?page=8

Big eared townsend bat

Bat Walk

  • 19 August 2014 8-10pm
  • 21 August 2014 8-10pm

Join us on a dusk walk to listen to, and hopefully catch a glimpse of, these nocturnal creatures in their natural habitat. Followed by tea and cake.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 11-13
  • 16-17

Admission

£10.00 adults, £8.00 under-16s. Book on 01322 621238.

Website

http://www.bexleyheritagetrust.org.uk/events/bat-walk-3/

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